Tile-Making: Prototypes for Multiples

All Levels
July 10 - July 14, 2023

Students will learn to form various types of tile surfaces and create molds for these models. Students will make an embossed tile, a naturalistic tile relief unit (low and high), and a raised line. Some forming of prototypes will begin with soft clay, and others with carving into plaster. We will also cover glazing techniques from monocolor glazing to multicolor glazing using various techniques. Additionally, we will review histories of tile making in various cultures and contemporary artists’ tile work.

Meet the Instructor

Anat Shiftan

Shiftan studied English Literature and Philosophy (BA 1980) at the Hebrew University, Ceramics at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and at Cranbrook Academy of Art and Design, (MFA 1986). Shiftan worked at Pewabic Pottery, Detroit Michigan (1986 to 1999) as Instructor, Production Manager – Senior Designer, and Director of Education. She taught at Bezalel…


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